The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 150 172 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 93 59 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.68% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 1.91% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 49
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.88 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £15.38 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £48.38 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.66%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3007 3086 3192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.77% 35.43% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1703 1490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 127 169
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +29 38 £375 - 15
Berkshire +18 15 £375 +20.96% 11
Oxfordshire +6 13 £273 -0.90% 10
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £338 +10.65% 7
Hampshire -17 6 £350 +13.82% 14
Kent -2 5 £275 -26.66% 5
Middlesex - 4 £275 -
East Sussex -10 2 £375 -4.15% 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 188 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 126 (67.02%) C#
4 120 (63.83%) SQL Server
5 97 (51.60%) SQL
6 92 (48.94%) MVC
7 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
8 62 (32.98%) WCF
9 61 (32.45%) HTML
10 60 (31.91%) Windows
11 59 (31.38%) XML
12 50 (26.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (26.06%) Microsoft
14 48 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (24.47%) CSS
16 42 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (21.81%) jQuery
18 34 (18.09%) Visual Studio
19 33 (17.55%) CRM
19 33 (17.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 31 (16.49%) Scrum
21 29 (15.43%) SharePoint
22 28 (14.89%) Finance
23 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
24 26 (13.83%) Web Services
25 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2008
26 23 (12.23%) VB
27 22 (11.70%) Dynamics CRM
28 21 (11.17%) .NET Framework
28 21 (11.17%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (15.43%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.64%) IIS
3 9 (4.79%) CMS
3 9 (4.79%) Documentum
4 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.13%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.06%) Kentico
6 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) DNN
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Office
2 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
2 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.85%) DTS
7 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.66%) MS Access
10 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.60%) DB2
11 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.60%) QlikView
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (26.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (18.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.53%) MSI
5 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Hudson
5 1 (0.53%) WiX
5 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Marketing
3 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Military
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (78.19%) Developer
2 98 (52.13%) .NET Developer
3 67 (35.64%) VB.NET Developer
4 23 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (11.17%) Web Developer
6 18 (9.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (8.51%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.85%) Consultant
9 11 (5.85%) Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Programmer
11 8 (4.26%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.26%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.19%) .NET Applications Developer
13 6 (3.19%) VB Developer
13 6 (3.19%) VB6 Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 62 (32.98%) WCF
4 61 (32.45%) HTML
5 59 (31.38%) XML
6 48 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (24.47%) CSS
8 41 (21.81%) jQuery
9 33 (17.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 26 (13.83%) Web Services
11 21 (11.17%) .NET Framework
11 21 (11.17%) HTML5
12 19 (10.11%) Ajax
12 19 (10.11%) XSLT
13 17 (9.04%) JSON
13 17 (9.04%) WF
14 16 (8.51%) WPF
15 12 (6.38%) REST
16 10 (5.32%) COM+
17 9 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.13%) GIS
5 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.60%) SCORM
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.91%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.94%) MVC
2 42 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.55%) CRM
4 31 (16.49%) Scrum
5 18 (9.57%) Workflow
6 16 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.38%) Project Management
9 11 (5.85%) OOP
10 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.79%) OO
11 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.26%) Migration
12 8 (4.26%) Automation Testing
13 7 (3.72%) TDD
13 7 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.72%) Kanban
13 7 (3.72%) Test Automation
14 6 (3.19%) Web Development
15 5 (2.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 126 (67.02%) C#
2 97 (51.60%) SQL
3 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 23 (12.23%) VB
6 20 (10.64%) VB6
7 17 (9.04%) VBScript
7 17 (9.04%) Java
8 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.72%) PHP
10 6 (3.19%) VBA
11 2 (1.06%) XAML
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.57%) Degree
3 14 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) SCCM
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.17%) Oracle
3 7 (3.72%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.66%) Telerik
5 3 (1.60%) IBM
5 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 2 (1.06%) SAP
6 2 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) JDA
7 1 (0.53%) Manugistics
7 1 (0.53%) Serena
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos
7 1 (0.53%) Google
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